Health IT JumpStart
The Best First Step Toward an IT Career in Health Information Technology
By Patrick Wilson, Scott McEvoy
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: October 2011
Pages: 300

Launch Your Health IT Career—Quickly and Effectively

The healthcare industry's move to electronic health records (EHRs), as well as regulations such as HIPAA and others, have created a strong need for IT professionals who are uniquely prepared to handle IT in the healthcare field. This practical guide is your best first step to a career in a fast-growing market. It covers front- and back-office workflows, clinician requirements, government regulations, and the complex network technologies and EHR systems that tie everything together. Inside, learn:

  • The four essential pillars of the healthcare ecosystem

  • Key regulations that affect IT, such as HIPAA, HITECH, and PCI

  • Terms and acronyms you should know

  • Essential front-office, back-office, nursing, and clinician workflows

  • How to create, secure, maintain, distribute, and back up protected health information data

  • Various clinical and administrative applications

  • How to select the right EHR vendor

In-Depth Coverage for Anyone Considering a Career in Health IT

Vital Knowledge for IT Professionals Making the Transition to the HIT Market

A Valuable Reference and Resource for Those Already in the Industry

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